Music & More Concert Series ...

...continues on Thursday, July 12th at 12 o'clock noon in the air-conditioned sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church, 716 College Ave. in Racine.

A free-will offering will be accepted to benefit local agencies. Check out the full schedule here.  And to see the program for July 12th, click on "Week Six" below.

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  • Benjamin Nelson

    Benjamin is a pianist from Kenosha, WI and has been playing the piano for 11 years.  He enjoys playing many types of music, and some of his favorite composers are Chopin, Liszt, and Rachmaninoff.  He can also play by ear and enjoys playing contemporary songs in his free time.  He has competed in many competitions and has won local piano competitions as well as the Wisconsin Music Teachers Association Badger State Competition and Racine Symphony Orchestra’s Young Artists competition.  He was also the guest soloist at the 2018 Spring RSO Masterworks Concert.  He will be a high school senior at The Prairie School in Racine, and although unsure what he will study in college, he is certain music will continue to play a large part in his life.  He will be performing his own piano arrangement of various hit songs from the last century, ranging from movie themes to pop tunes.

  • Muzika Piano Trio

    Since 2006, violinist Darlene Rivest, cellist Michele Venturella and pianist Anna Kojovic-Frodl have shared friendship and music-making as the Muzika Piano Trio.  Members of the trio are active musicians throughout the greater Milwaukee musical community performing with several area orchestras.  They are also active educators having taught students from the beginning level through college level.  They have had the pleasure of entertaining audiences throughout Wisconsin.  The trio has performed on several concert series including the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Cargill United Methodist Church in Janesville, Wisconsin; Music & More in Racine, Wisconsin; MacDowell Club of Milwaukee and the Carthage College Chamber Music Series in Kenosha, Wisconsin.  Upcoming Wisconsin concerts include the First Presbyterian Church of Kenosha, the Waterford Public Library, the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Milwaukee and the Siena Center in Racine.  In October, the trio will be performing concerts in Maynooth, Ireland and Dublin, Ireland, featuring the music of Dr. Martin O’Leary.

    In addition to performing standard piano trio repertoire, the Muzika Trio is devoted to the promotion of new music. The trio performed the United States Premiere of Dr. Martin O’Leary’s Bluescape and the World Premiere of O’Leary’s Avanti, which was written and dedicated to the Muzika Piano Trio.  They also performed the Midwest premiere of Byron Petty's Mythical Moments.

  • Corporate Downsizing Quartet

    Titus, Rench & Wheary, sometimes known as the Corporate Downsizing Quartet™, is known for its lively mixture of old and new folk, pop, blues, and country music. Quin Rench (6 &12 String Guitars, Vocals) and Fred Wheary (Acoustic & Resonator Guitars, Banjo, Vocals) have been making music together for over 50 years.  Each  has  unique  musical  experience performing with a variety of groups from the East Coast through the Southwest. Dave Titus (Acoustic & Electric Bass, Vocals) has carried his virtuosity on the bass to a wide spectrum of musical genres. From blues bands to church choirs, he has been making music from West Virginia to the Midwest for over forty years. During many years of appearances, the group has performed on the stages of Thoughts For Food™, Music & More, Racine’s Party On the Pavement, the Cedarburg Cultural Center, the Milwaukee Ale House and many others. Noted for close vocals and high energy, Titus, Rench & Wheary combine to bring goodtime foot-thumpin’ music wherever the music takes them.